Near Record Downpours in Kaui: Kalalau Trail Closed


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 30 April 2018

Updated  below

 

RADICAL WEATHER
Near Record Downpours in Kaui

Kalalau Trail Closed

NASA GPM data used to evaluate Hawaii's flooding rainfall,
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, April 19, 2018.

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"The 28.1 inches (713 mm) of rain reported in Hanalei within a 24 hour period was close to a record for the small town on Kauai's northern coast. Almost 32.4 inches (822 mm) of rain was reported during the same period over Wainiha, Kauai."

 

STATE OF HAWAII

"UPDATE 4/16/18 – DUE TO THE FLOOD DAMAGE AND INDEFINITE CLOSURE OF THE KALALAU TRAIL, WE WILL NOT BE ISSUING ADDITIONAL PEAK SEASON PERMITS PENDING A DAMAGE ASSESSMENT AND ESTIMATES FOR ROAD AND PARK ACCESS…"

State of Hawaii, Na Pali


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Kaui-Washington Connection

The Connection Between Heavy Rainfall in Kauai and Washington State Last Weekend,
Cliff Mass, April 21, 2018.

 

UPDATED
APRIL 30

"First Major Storm in Hawaii linked to Climate Change"
LALA Times, April 28, 2018.

 


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